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Michel de Montaigne

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Biography - Michel de Montaigne:

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is a French Renaissance writer and philosopher.
Born: 1533 - Died: 1592
Period:
16th century
Place of birth: France
France

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There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.
Michel de Montaigne




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Translation

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French
Il n'est passion contagieuse comme celle de la peur.”
Michel de Montaigne




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Quotes about passion:



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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.”
Marcel Proust
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There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.”
Denis Diderot
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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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